Diabetes Recipes

5 Best cake recipes for diabetics

NO-SUGAR CUSTARD

6 egg yolks
1/4 c. Fruit Sweet
1/2 c. flour
2 c. milk
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tbsp. butter

In a medium bowl, beat egg yolks and Fruit Sweet until thick and pale. While continuing to beat, gradually sift in flour. Pour into a saucepan and place over low heat on the stove and gradually add milk and vanilla. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture has thickened to a custard consistency, about 15 minutes. Remove from heat. Melt butter and pour over custard to prevent a skin from forming while it cools. Makes 3 cups.

CHOCOLATE CAKE

2 eggs, beaten
1/2 c. butter, melted
1 c. strawberry apple butter
1 tsp. vanilla
5 tbsp. milk
3/4 c. Fudge Sweet Topping
5 tbsp. Fruit Sweet
2 c. flour
2 tsp. baking powder

Combine eggs, butter, strawberry apple butter and vanilla. Place the covered jar of Fudge Sweet into hot water to thin. Add the milk, Fudge Sweet and Fruit Sweet to the butter mixture. Sift the flour and baking soda together and blend with the wet mixture. Pour into two greased and floured 9″ round tins or equivalent. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes. Cool. Top with whipped cream.

ORANGE MINCE CAKE

2 eggs, well beaten
1/3 c. Fruit Sweet
1 1/2 c. flour
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 c. butter
1 c. Fruit Mincemeat
1 tsp. baking soda

Beat eggs, melt butter and add to Mincemeat and Fruit Sweet. Sift dry ingredients, add to mincemeat mix and blend. Spoon and smooth batter into oiled and floured 8″ baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees for approximately 25 minutes. Top with Orange Cream Cheese Topping. –ORANGE CREAM CHEESE FROSTING–

6 oz. cream cheese
2 tbsp. Fruit Sweet
2 tbsp. concentrated orange juice

Blend all ingredients together. Use on Orange Mince Cake.

LO-CAL CHEESE CAKE

12 oz. low fat Ricotta cheese
4 eggs, separated
3/4 c. Fruit Sweet
Grated peel of 1 lemon
3 graham crackers, finely crushed
12 oz. low fat cottage cheese
2/3 c. non-instant milk powder
5 tbsp. lemon juice or to taste
2 tsp. pure vanilla
Butter or oleo for pan

Put cheese in process with egg yolks and Fruit Sweet and blend. Add milk, powder and process until smooth. Add vanilla, lemon juice and peel to cheese mixture. Blend until smooth. Beat egg whites until frothy, then add to the processor and blend for about 2 seconds, until mixed. Butter the bottom and 1/2 way up the sides of a 9″ springform pan.

Pour the graham cracker crumbs into the pan and shake until buttered area is coated. Leave any extra on the bottom. Pour cheesecake mixture into pan and bake at 350 degrees with a pan of water in the oven to prevent drying. Bake for 45 minutes or until inserted knife emerges clean. Cool. May serve with Wax Orchards All-Fruit Fanciful preserve of your choice. Variations: All cottage or all ricotta cheese may be used. For standard cream cheese cake, substitute 24 ounces cream cheese, 3 eggs, 1/2 cup powdered milk and 2/3 cup Fruit Sweet. Adjust lemon.

APRICOT PINEAPPLE CAKE

2 eggs, beaten
3/4 c. Apricot Apple Butter
1/2 c. dried apricots, chopped fine
2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 c. butter, melted
1/2 c. drained, crushed pineapple
2 c. flour
1/2 c. Fruit Sweet

Combine the eggs, butter, Apricot Apple Butter, pineapple and dried apricots until thoroughly blended. Mix the flour and baking soda together, then combine with the egg mixture alternately with the Fruit Sweet. Mix until the batter is smooth. Bake in a 9″x12″ greased and floured pan at 340 degrees for 40 minutes or until cake springs back when pressed lightly. Remove the cake from the oven. Cool, turn out and cool completely. Flavor is usually better the next day.

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